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A. The department is authorized to develop and conduct local programs for the prevention, detection and treatment of lead-based paint poisoning, subject to legislative appropriation. Such authorization shall include:
1. Educational programs intended to communicate the health danger and prevalence of lead-based paint poisoning among children to parents, educators and local health officials.
2. Development and carrying out of community testing programs designed to detect incidence of lead poisoning due to lead-based paint and other sources among community residents and to ensure prompt medical treatment for such afflicted individuals.
B. The director may delegate to any local agency the authority to conduct the local program within the local agency's jurisdiction as provided in section 36-136, subsection E.